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Pre-Technical Foundation Skills

**Course #: **Block X21
**Duration: **30 hours
**What Students Learn: **This module of six study units offers the trainee arithmetic and basic mathematics, metric measurement, and calculator fundamentals. The Metric System is an introductory unit which includes metric conversions. Problem exercises and examples in this module are presented in on-the-job scenarios with applications drawn from the industrial context.
**Components:** Addition and Subtraction (186008); Multiplication and Division (186009); Fractions, Percents, Proportions, and Angles (186010); Metric System (186011); Formulas (186012); Introduction to Algebra (186013);
**Special Notes:** This updated course replaces lessons contained within Practical Math and Measurements, Block X01. Each study unit contains a progress examination.

**Course #: **186008
**Duration: **5 hours
**What Students Learn: **

- Define the terms: whole number, numeral, digit, decimal, place value, addend, sum, minuend, subtrahend, and difference.
- Explain the significance of the digit zero in a number.
- Differentiate between concrete and abstract numbers.
- Properly prepare numbers for addition and subtraction.
- Perform addition and subtraction on numbers.
- How to check your answers to both addition and subtraction problems.
- How to use a calculator to add and subtract numbers.

**Course #: **186009
**Duration: **5 hours
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**Course #: **186010
**Duration: **5 hours
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**Course #: **186011
**Duration: **5 hours
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**Course #: **186012
**Duration: **5 hours
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**Course #: **186013
**Duration: **5 hours
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**Course #: **Block X22
**Duration: **25 hours
**What Students Learn: **The five lessons in this block present the trainee with a broad overview of measurements found in an industrial setting. In addition to the basic measurements of length, temperature, energy, force, and power, the trainee will learn how materials are measured and handled in bulk quantities. Fluid measurements include the measuring of fluid flow, fluid pressure, and fluid level. All lessons include the metric conversions in addition to the English units.
**Components:** Temperature Measurement (186023); Linear and Distance Measurement (186021); Bulk Measurement (186022); Energy, Force, and Power (186024); Fluid Measurement (186025);
**Special Notes:** This updated course replaces the X0105 to X0109 lessons found in Practical Math and Measurements, Block X01. Each study unit contains a progress examination.

**Course #: **186021
**Duration: **5 hours
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**Course #: **186022
**Duration: **5 hours
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**Course #: **186024
**Duration: **5 hours
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**Course #: **186025
**Duration: **5 hours
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**Course #: **X0201
**Duration: **6 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22);
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**Course #: **X0202
**Duration: **6 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22);
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**Course #: **X0203
**Duration: **6 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22);
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**Course #: **X0204
**Duration: **6 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22);
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**Course #: **X0211
**Duration: **6 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22);
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**Course #: **X0212
**Duration: **6 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22);
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**Course #: **186001
**Duration: **5 hours
**What Students Learn: **Preview

A thorough knowledge of safe practices is an important part of working in any industrial setting. Every industrial worker should be familiar with accident prevention techniques, fire safety mehods, and the use of personal protective equipment.

Injuries in the workplace cost many millions of dollars in medical costs, lost wages, and production losses each year. Many injuries can be prevented by understanding how accidents and injuries can occur. This study unit is designed to help trainees understand why safety is so important, and to present students with information about safety that goes beyond common sense.

Objectives

When a student completes this study unit, he and she will be able to:

Contents

Introduction; Safety Regulations; Key safety Issues; Protecting Yourself and Your Co-workers.

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